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House About 50 Metres West of Blagaton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashwater, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.759 / 50°45'32"N

Longitude: -4.2517 / 4°15'6"W

OS Eastings: 241283

OS Northings: 97901

OS Grid: SX412979

Mapcode National: GBR NQ.1KQN

Mapcode Global: FRA 17Z2.PFC

Entry Name: House About 50 Metres West of Blagaton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90709

Location: Ashwater, Torridge, Devon, EX21

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Ashwater

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashwater St Peter ad Vincula

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ASHWATER
SX 49 NW
4/7 House about 50m west of Blagaton
- Farmhouse
II
House, in use as store. C17 with some minor circa mid C19 alterations when the house
was divided into 2 cottages. Rendered cob on stone rubble footings, corrugated iron
roofs gabled at ends formerly thatched. Massive stone stack on ridge heating hall,
right gable end stack heating lower end no longer exists. 3 rooms and through or
cross passage plan, the hall heated by a stack backing on to the passage, the inner
room very narrow and unheated and the lower end heated at the right gable end. When
the house was divided the entrance was altered to a baffle entry with the passage
forming a narrow room at the lower end. The roof trusses were replaced circa late
C19/early C20. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front, front door leading into a
lobby in front of the stack has a sloping slate roof. Separate entrance into lower
end to the right probably constructed when the house was divided. C19 fenestration
to the front elevation with 2- and 3-light casements with glazing bars. 2 timber C17
mullioned windows to the rear, 1 lighting the inner room has a king mullion and 1
diamond section mullion surviving. A 2-light timber mullioned window lights the rear
wall of the passage.
Interior The hall fireplace has squared stone rubble jambs and a chamfered lintel
with straight cut stops, 1 chamfered axial beam to hall. A plastered partition wall
between the hall and inner room is probably post C17. The lower end fireplace has a
chamfered timber lintel. The stubs of the truncated C17 principal rafters exist
below the circa late C19/early C20 trusses.


Listing NGR: SX4128397901

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